The October 14 FA Cup home tie against Benfica should provide Portimão with a much-needed financial boost, whatever the result.

A full house will be eager to see a fixture which has only ever brought the teams together on two previous occasions, namely during the 1965/66 and 1981/82 seasons. Meanwhile the draw for the second phase of the League Cup sees the Algarveans take on Feirense over two legs on October 26 (home) and November 9 (away)